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of a millionaire last november. new at noon, ktvu's janine de la vega joins us live with information that the prostitute giving information to two gang members about the mansion. >> reporter: all four defendants in this case will be appearing here in court on february 4th to enter a plea. the chronicle is reporting that the lone female defendant gave people associated with an oakland gang information that ultimately led to this home invasion and murder. 24-year-old raven dixon is behind bars. she also faces a gang enhancement. the chronicle is reports that she worked as a prostitute for kumar and passed along information about the mansion, including the lateout. coincidently, the oakland police chief said that is the same group involved in a gang war. the chronicle sources say shows people hatched a plan to invade the estate. the district attorney's office have charged three others with kumer's murder. his home was broken into last november while he and his wife were home. kumar's body was found inside but the police won't say how he was killed. the court had documents sealed because
soon. reporting live in washington, d.c., i'm tori campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> great, live update, t.c. and ktvu's inauguration continues for you at the nation's cap capital. we'll have live -- nation's capital. we'll have live reports. we'll also be streaming their for you. coming up at 7:15, our first glimpse of the president today. >>> we're also following overnight news from san francisco this morning. police are investigating a fatal shooting. now, it happened around midnight on napals street not far from geneva. just a short time ago, alex savidge spoke to the victim's grieving mother. alex? >> reporter: well, good morning, the mother of the man who died in this double shooting told me she would really like witnesses to come forward and help out police. at this point, investigators have only a limited description on this gunman who, early this morning, just about midnight, opened fire on two cousins. it happened here on the00 block of naples -- 1100 block of naples street. the relatives gave me this photo, 43-year-old daniel cologne, a father to one son who grew up in san fr
. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for waking up with us i am pam cook. >> and i am brian flores in for dave clark, let's look at weather with steve. >>> it's still not too bad, we had a long stretch of some good weather, kind of hazy sunshine and higher clouds will not get here until later tonight. maybe some rain tomorrow and today hazy sunshine and 60s, here is sal. >>> good morning, highway 4, traffic here looks slower as you come over the willow pass grade, and also the morning commute is looking good on the san mateo. all that and more minutes ahead, now let's go back to the desk. >>> a manhunt in oakland for two suspects who shot and wounded a police officer. s.w.a.t. teams are on the scene where the shooting happened shortly before 6:30. ktvu channel 2 morning news alex savage is at the scene and tells us what led up to the shooting. >> reporter: these men apparently confronted an undercover police officer and one of them opened fire on that officer. they continue to search for those two other armed men who escaped and as you can see the
. live in oakland, sal castanedo, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right. thank you, sal. >>> and sal mentioned the protest is planned. angry crowds are upset that bratton's force stops and frisks. >>> for the first time we are hearing firsthand from some of thing teenagers shot in brentwood -- some of the teenagers shot in brentwood yesterday. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us with why the victims say they were targeted because of a pair of sneakers. tara? >> reporter: a group of teens was standing out here on the sidewalk. they were waiting for a ride when a car drove by. they said that they thought the young men inside looked like they were looking forrable trouble with you they -- but they had no -- looking for trouble but they had no idea the issue would be a pair of shoes. >> hit me in the stomach right here. >> reporter: 16-year-old ernesto describe, the drive-by shooting in front of his house. >> i saw the shine of the gun. after that i took off. >> reporter: ernesto's younger brother says four men in their early 20s pulled up in a white four-door sedan. >> they asked us questions
. the fire was set on purpose as part of an art exhibit. ktvu's tara moriarty talked exclusively with the artist who made that exhibit and joins us live to explain why she says her fiery exhibits are safe. tara? >> reporter: well, it sounds like the last thing an art gallery would do, set fire to art but he did and now may face criminal charges. 25,000 match sticks arranged to look like a map of the united states. >> i think it's an interesting piece for sure. i think it makes its point. >> reporter: it was created by this woman as part of an interactive art exhibit at the queens nails gallery off mission and valencia. >> the rules are different from other countries, the rules. you come here and see that people are playing with fire and they don't like this. >> reporter: she insists the exhibit was safe, that extinguishers were on hand. fire retardant was used on the walls and no one was on the top floor. officials say things got out of control around 10:00 last night. >> when insaw like two or three -- when insaw like two or three fire trucks, i thought what could be burning. >
that is leading the way in a pollution complaint department. ktvu channel 2 news continues. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us friday morning, january 18th i'm pam cook. >> and good morning, i'm dave clark. let's check mayor weather and traffic. steve is right here. we can all say a collective thank you to steve. he's telling us the weather is changing. >> i was going to say do i owe you money? >> i'm glad you have such control. >> i do. i put the order in. we do have a nice pattern coast and bay. temperatures really warmed up but 27 in santa rosa to 49 in san francisco. i mean just tremendous difference. livermore is 29. oakland is 40. it will be in the 50s and 60s to even upper 60s near 70 toward santa cruz. here is sal. >>> steve, we have a problem on the peninsula i will get to in a moment. on the golden gate bridge the traffic does look good heading south. i want to show you the maps here if i can. there is a big problem on the peninsula southbound 280 at wood side road. car and several deer on the road collided. injury crash. and now the freeway is almost entirely blocked. you
on a long term basis. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> officer say a man was driving erratically in fremont drove up 880 through san leandro in oakland and all the way to san francisco. we followed them where officers deployed spike strips. it finally ended in south vanness where the driver was taken into custody. >>> firefighters were called to the scene when things went wrong with the display. tara moriarty joins us from the mission district with details on how it happened and why criminal charges could be filed. tara in. >> reporter: the owner of this art gallery could be in trouble for setting some artwork on fire and we should say the artwork is made out of matches, 2 5,000 to be exact. it was a map of the united states and by lighting it, it caused a lot of damage to this building. last night fire crews were called out when smoke and flames were shooting out from the building. the artist creates maps and some -- sometimes messages out of exhibits. the problem with last night's incident is that it posed a safety hazard, which caused $5,000 at least worth of damag
on second street was out. ktvu's alex savage is live on the scene with more on the woman's injuries and what neighbors are saying. >> reporter: good morning. she is opening the elderly woman will survive after the fire. we'll push in here on the unit on the unit that, as you can see, was badly damaged. the woman suffered burns and smoke inhalation. however, firefighters did tell us the woman had a pulse when she was transported to eaton hospital. the fire broke out at this 20- unit apartment complex. crews on scene here last night say it was a fairly small kitchen fire. at this point, it was unable to get out of her apartment. but as crews made their way through the unit, they found her unconscious and neighbors are worried about the woman but grateful the fire didn't spread. >> it didn't burn our unit. it didn't catch our unit at -- at all. >> reporter: this morning, i did put in a call to the hayward fire department. spoke to the dismatcher, we'ring a call back from the battalion chief -- expecting to get a call back from the battalion chief. we do know aside from the one woman transported
to our website ktvu.com and clicking on the weather tap near -- weather tab near the top of the page. >>> police are looking for two or three suspects involved in a robbery. the robbery happened near almond and expressway. robert handa tell us about this incident and another incident that happened in the neighborhood just hours before this one that left neighbors frightened. >> reporter: investigators describe the men as latino or pacific islanders. >> they tied up a 73-year-old man and 76-year-old female. they brandished weapons at them. they take several items of personal property belonging to those individuals. they make the get away in their cars. >> they're shaken up understandably and you're concerned about them. because you never know who it could happen to, it could have been our house. >> reporter: license plate 5si2960. the family of the victim's say the couple is very upset and that the other items stolen were mainly electronics and jewelry. police say the victims were not seriously injured but -- >> obviously our concern in this case is if these suspects decide to do a cr
and i will give you a hint, it's not google. reporting live from mountain view, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> you think it's ktvu channel 2 news? >> i whats gonna say, it certainly can be -- i was gonna say, it certainly can be. >>> boy, the cars are on the roads, sal. >> highway 4 is one example where we have slow traffic getting into bay point. it's been slow from antioch to pittsburg. we haven't had any major problems. yesterday, we had the problem in pittsburg, today it's just slow traffic. 680 nearby is getting busier from pleasant hill to wa nil -- walnut creek. westbound 24, moderate. when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza, it's backed up because of an earlier problem on the bridge. the metering lights had to be slowed down. now things are back to normal. it's about a 20 to 25-minute delay. if you are driving from hayward to fremont this morning, the traffic is getting busker is from 238 to the mowry avenue exit. those two points, 23 minutes up from about 18 minutes. so it keeps getting longer and longer. if you are driving that stretch, give yourself the appropri
on crime. ktvu's alex savidge is live for us in oakland and tells us the vote came after hundreds of speakers and a heated debate. >> reporter: well, hundreds of people spoke out on this controversial topic. there were four hours of public comment. the final vote didn't company until the morning. the council approved a consulting contract with bill bratton, a man whose past policing policies have come under fire. that vote angered many people in the audience. many in the crowd reacted strongly as the vote came down just after 2:00 this morning. ktvu had the only camera inside council chambers at the time. police moved in for a short time to maintain order. there were roughly 275 people who spoke at this lengthy council meeting. the council approved a contract with bratton's consulting firm on a 7-1 vote. bratton will help come in and help with a crime-fighting plan. critics are concerned about an apressive stop-and-frisk pomcy that -- aggressive stop-and- frisk policy that some worry could lead to racial profiling. this woman voted against this. >> a vote against this is not about
. that shooting happened at seminary and east 17th street last night shortly before 6:30. ktvu's alex savidge has been there since 4:30 this morning tells us police have been scouring the area for any signs of the suspects. alex? >> reporter: and good morning. i did just get off the phone a short time ago with a spokeswoman for the oakland police department who confirmed to me this is still a very active manhunt in the area. as i step out of the way, you can see the street is still blocked off. we're pushing you down seminary avenue. you can see the s.w.a.t. vehicle there. a number of others remain in the area trying to -- officer s remain there. they believe they have the suspects in the perimeter. they are still actively searching. the spokesperson said they've written search warrants to go inside homes as well. this began at 6:30 last night when an undercover police officer was shot and wounded during a stakeout operation. three gunmen were seen running off. police were able to take one of those men into custody. but two others escaped. throughout the night, officers were going through here wi
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